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Alumni Relations Staff

The Alumni Relations main office is located in the Garden Level of St. Clair Hall, Room 11. If you're on campus, stop by and say hello or call us anytime at (800) 231-2391, ext. ALUM, by fax at (573) 875-7733 or email us at

Suzanne Rothwell

Executive Director of Advancement
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 107
Phone: (573) 875-7207
Suzanne oversees the Advancement Division of Columbia College. She is responsible for the college’s strategic communication efforts, community outreach and management of fundraising efforts to benefit the priorities of the institution. A liaison to the college for the CCAA Board of Directors, Suzanne is also a member of President Dalrymple’s Administrative Council and the Steven and Barbara Fishman Center Board of Directors. A supporter of the Columbia community, Suzanne is a Columbia Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and President of the Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation Board of Directors.

Ann Merrifield

Director of Alumni Relations
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 11
Phone: (573) 875-7841
Ann promotes and establishes mutually beneficial relations between the college, its alumni and friends of the college. She serves as the liaison to the CCAA Advisory Board and Affinity Councils and works closely with the Executive Director of Advancement to plan and implement programs and projects that strategically engage alumni and students in strengthening their affinity to Columbia College.

Carolyn Preul

Carolyn PreulAssociate Director of Alumni Relations
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 11
Phone: (573) 875-7374
Carolyn assists with the planning, organization and implementation of strategic and departmental goals. She manages the Alumni Association's website, social media accounts and marketing materials. She serves as the Managing Editor of Production and Design for the bi-annual alumni magazine, Affinty, and collaborates with various college departments on alumni awareness and outreach initiatives.

Stasia Sherman

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 11
Phone: (573) 875-7758
Stasia provides assistance in developing and strengthening Alumni Relations' relationship with nationwide campuses. She is responsible for event planning, both at the main campus and regional events around the country. She is also responsible for developing alumni volunteer opportunities and assisting with regional Affinity Councils.

Keiyana Austin

Administrative Assistant for Alumni Relations
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 11
Phone: (573) 875-2586
Keiyana provides clerical and office management support for the Alumni Relations office and assists in the goals of fostering lasting relationships with students, alumni and friends, instilling pride and strengthening the CCAA visibility and credibility. Keiyana manages inventory and fulfills orders for the alumni merchandise storefront, and supports travel and budget management for the department.